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Nedbank To Stop Manual RTGS Payments, Joins Other Banks

Nedbank has just announced that as from the 11th of May they will no longer process manual RTGS payments. Nedbank’s drive to do paperless banking coincides with a number of banks that went paperless. Formerly named MBCA, Nedbank is urging its customers to shift manual RTGS processing to online banking through its Nedbank Access platform. […]

Nedbank SA Has A Humanoid Robot On Staff, Hope It Comes To Zim As MBCA Rebrands To Nedbank

Nedbank SA has just invested in a new humanoid robot that will interact with people at their digital branch in Sandton. Pepper was purchased from a Japanese Corporation, Softbank and according to Fabio Machone, Nedbank’s Integrated Channel Officer, they invested between R400 000 – R500 000. Nedbank proudly states that this is the first humanoid robot to […]

More Zimbabwean bank websites hacked. MBCA, Tetrad and others

Metropolitan Bank, the hacking of whose website whose reported here two days ago, were not the only local financial institution to suffer at the hands of site defacers in the past couple of weeks. We have confirmed this week that Tetrad Holdings and MBCA Bank also had their websites defaced. Unlike Metbank though, the two banks have since had their websites restored.